Immigrant entrepreneurs

Nine bakeries –– six of them Italian pastry shops –– were in business in Elmont when Paul Sapienza took over his parents’ popular Hempstead Turnpike bakery, Sapienza’s, in 1973.

Hempstead Town recognizes the reverend’s work

The Rev. Dr. William Earl Thomas received a town certificate of recognition during his 29th pastoral anniversary dinner held at St. Johns Baptist Church located in West Hempstead.

Brotherhood and the post-9/11 veteran

Re-adjusting to civilian life can pose a big challenge for veterans, including the 2.6 million servicemen and women who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Champion of the disabled

The building occupying 59 Hempstead Gardens Drive in West Hempstead looks like others on that street: industrial, nondescript and plain. But a significant chapter of national history began there, through a company that helped Americans with disabilities nationwide obtain equal rights.

Herald seeks "Person of the Year"

Know anyone around town who you’d describe as a true do-gooder –– that PTA president, Little League coach or scout leader who goes above and beyond the call of duty; that community volunteer who gives so much of him or herself while asking for nothing in return; that volunteer firefighter or emergency medical technician who saved a life?